How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from SIM Card for Android Phones?
Are you a constant Android mobile phone user? Do you keep contact with your friends and families by making phone calls, sending text messages, or chatting on WeChat on a regular basis? If you do, I believe you must have plenty of text messages on your phone, which are terribly important for saving the content you chat with other people. Do you have such experience that you once lost these important data and were driven crazy for having no idea how to recover them?
Recovering deleted text messages from your Android phone is imperative!
There’s the possibility that it’s the phone owner who delete the text messages by mistake, or it’s others who use the phone delete them accidentally. There can also be the case that they’re not deleted artificially. Sometimes the SMS messages will be deleted when the phone’s memory card is formatted, or when some terrible viruses infect the phone and cause a series of problems. All of these situations will run you into a lot of trouble, particularly when you have no backups or copies of your data. In this case, you’ll be unable to find the chat record, especially those from important people, such as your friends, important customers, and even the boss. I bet you won’t want to see this happen. Then you need to do something to restore your deleted text messages.
Here comes a good piece of news that there’s a tool developed to assist you to recover deleted text messages from your SIM card, which’s Coolmuster Android Data Recovery (for Windows 8/7/XP/Vista) or Coolmuster Android Data Recovery for Mac (OS X 10.9 or later). It applies to all kinds and brands of Android mobile phones and it takes a very short time to recover your data and the operation is super easy, which’s absolutely helpful. You won’t have to worry about losing your text messages from your SIM card any more, as it will return them for you. What’re you waiting for? It’s worth owning one to get yourself out of trouble!
Get the free trial version of the data recovery software for your Android SIM card to have a try. Windows and Mac versions are both available, so you should choose the right version according to your own situation. Please note the following steps are based on Windows version. Mac users can refer to this guide as well.
Guide: How to Retrieve SMS Messages from Android SIM Card on PC?
Step 1. Connect Android phone to computer and run the software
Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone from which you lost the text messages to the computer directly. Once the connection is successful, you can launch the installed SIM card recovery software on your computer and get its main interface like below.
Step 2. Enable USB Debugging Mode on your phone
Next, we need to enable USB debugging on the connected phone. The activated USB debugging is used for synchronizing data between your phone and computer. If you have already opened the USB debugging, you can move to the next step. If not, you need to follow the steps below to enable USB debugging mode on your Android phone.
For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
Step 3. Scan for the lost SMS on your Android phone
When the USB debugging mode has been enabled successfully for you Android phone, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, the launched program will automatically detect your phone and scan them deeply. When the scan finishes, all the contained files in your phone will be displayed in clear categories, including your lost text messages.
Step 4. Preview and recover the target files selectively
Coolmuster Data Recovery provides you with two preview modes: thumbnail and list, to help you find your wanted data quickly and accurately. Preview the scanned out text messages one by one and check those you need to recover. Then, you can click on the “Recover” button, customize an output location and save the recovered SMS here. Done!
More features of Coolmuster Android SMS Recovery:
- Deeply scan Android file storage system and recover lost data instantly.
- Supports to recover data both on Android SD card and internal flash memory.
- Not only contacts, but also SMS, videos, music, photos, call history, etc. can be recovered easily.
- Recover data from damaged, formatted, corrupted Android phone or SD card.
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